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Great Careers Ahead: Finding Something More in Your Next Salon

Living through the global crisis set off by COVID-19 has left some stylists in precarious positions. The challenges of conducting business while navigating so many unknowns has many beauty professionals looking for some security in their work life, moving forward.  Here's where many are finding a great fit.

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Independence Days: A Back-to-Work Guide

After months of living in a COVID-19 world, the adaptations we’ve all made can’t be called the new normal, anymore… it’s the “now” normal. Learn how these independent salon owners, all Faces of Sola, were able to seamlessly get back to business in no time.

Four Stories of Big Dreams Realized at Ulta Beauty

To borrow from Dr. Seuss, oh the place you’ll go when you choose beauty as a career. And having a career path—clear opportunities for advancement—help us all stay motivated and engaged in our work life. At Ulta Beauty, that career path is made by walking it; whatever your goal, there is a support system to develop your skills and move you closer to it.

Spirit Guide: Insight from a 40-Year Career in the Salon

Carlos Valenzuela has a genius for life. His successful professional beauty career and his deep connection to the stylist has made him a mentor and model to be followed.

LISTEN NOW: Interview with MODERN SALON Editor in Chief Alison Alhamed

MODERN SALON’s Editor in Chief Alison Alhamed shares her insight into what’s happening with media in the salon world—including the evolution of advertising and editorial—plus tips for salons on marketing in the digital age, and how to reach a broader audience.

Salon Burnout: How To Spot It and What To Do About It

Here are some telltale signs as well as some surefire suggestions for solving it.

How You Can Own A Salon With A Lot Fewer Headaches

Whip Salon offers a franchise arrangement that provides the freedom of ownership with unprecedented support.

Beauty Therapists Transform Clients in So Many Ways

With National Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 6-12) upon us, we are thinking about the many ways that licensed beauty pros extend empathy, energy, and healing touch.

3 Things You Must Do In The First 30 Days To Succeed As A Solo Artist

You’re signed up and ready to go as a solo artist. Now what? Ready to be your own boss? Kelly McCarthy, Director of Training and Member Development for MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, shares 3 things you must do in the first 30 days to succeed as a solo artist.